Forced vital capacity in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis—FDA review of pirfenidone and nintedanib

Banu A Karimi-Shah, Badrul A Chowdhury
New England Journal of Medicine 2015 March 26, 372 (13): 1189-91
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a devastating disease of unknown cause, and for years the only effective treatment available was lung transplantation. In October 2014, two drugs became available in the United States for patients with IPF when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved..

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